Principal RF/Microwave Engineer

Job Description
BAE Systems - FAST Labs RF Front-end and Converter Capability Group (Nashua, NH) is seeking a strong Principal RF/Microwave Engineer with significant experience designing Microwave hardware modules. This position requires expertise designing wideband microwave modules, including receiver front ends, tuners, up/down converters, and/or switch matrices. Candidates are expected to support all phases of development from early-stage architecture reviews through production.

Key responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical lead or principal investigator on Capability Group programs
  • Design leading-edge hardware modules with a focus on small size, low noise, wide bandwidth and/or high linearity
  • Lead root cause and corrective action investigations
  • Generate necessary drawings and documentation
  • Support proposal and report generation
  • Mentor junior engineers
Ideal Experience:
  • Experience designing tuner modules and/or frequency converters
  • Proficiency with 2D or 3D EM modeling
  • Masters degree in engineering or scientific field preferred, but not required.
Key skills and talents:
  • Understands and enjoys the challenges of a demanding "mission critical" environment
  • Dependable and highly motivated
  • Able to multitask effectively
  • Ability to work across company's technical and non-technical functional disciplines
  • Able to travel and provide technical support to subcontractors and customers
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong technical leadership and an effective team player
  • Enjoys learning new things and gaining new skills
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • An active Secret security clearance is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Scientific field and 6+ years related experience
  • Relevant design experience with specialization in RF, microwave, or millimeter-wave engineering
  • Fluent with Keysight ADS (preferred) or equivalent software
  • Strong communication and writing skills
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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